Native Americans

FILE - This file photo provided by the Cass County Sheriff's Office in Fargo, N.D., shows Brooke Crews, who pleaded guilty Dec. 11, 2017, to conspiracy to commit kidnapping and murder and lying to law officers in the killing of a pregnant neighbor in August 2017 so she and her boyfriend could keep the baby. Crews is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Fargo. (Cass County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
February 02, 2018 - 7:07 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota woman who earlier admitted killing a pregnant neighbor to get her baby did it by cutting the baby from the mother's womb as she faded in and out of consciousness, prosecutors said Friday. Brooke Crews, 38, was sentenced to life in prison without parole in a hearing...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Cass County Sheriff's Office in Fargo, N.D., shows Brooke Crews, who pleaded guilty Dec. 11, 2017, to conspiracy to commit kidnapping and murder and lying to law officers in the killing of a pregnant neighbor in August 2017 so she and her boyfriend could keep the baby. Crews is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Fargo. (Cass County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
February 02, 2018 - 6:07 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota woman who earlier admitted killing a pregnant neighbor to get her baby did it by cutting the baby from the mother's womb as she faded in and out of consciousness, prosecutors said Friday. Brooke Crews, 38, was sentenced to life in prison without parole in a hearing...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Cass County Sheriff's Office in Fargo, N.D., shows Brooke Crews, who pleaded guilty Dec. 11, 2017, to conspiracy to commit kidnapping and murder and lying to law officers in the killing of a pregnant neighbor in August 2017 so she and her boyfriend could keep the baby. Crews is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Fargo. (Cass County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
February 02, 2018 - 3:22 pm
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota woman who admitted killing a pregnant neighbor and cutting the baby from the womb while the mother was still alive was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Brooke Crews, 38, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit kidnapping and...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2006 file photo, artist John Sherrill Houser examines the underside of his statue "The Equestrian", at the Eagle Bronze foundry in Lander, Wyo. Houser, a sculptor who created a statue depicting conquistador Don Juan de Onate in El Paso, Texas, that divided residents along ethnic and social class lines, has died. He was 82. (Dan Cepeda/Casper Star-Tribune via AP, File)
January 25, 2018 - 4:52 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — John Sherrill Houser, a sculptor whose work includes a statue depicting conquistador Don Juan de Onate in El Paso, Texas, that divided residents along ethnic and social class lines, has died. He was 82. Houser died of heart failure Jan. 10 in Tucson, Arizona, after a...
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January 23, 2018 - 11:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Jan. 22 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that the stick Sen. Collins wielded was Native American. A spokesman for Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, who gave the stick to Collins, says it is from the Maasai culture in Africa. A corrected version of the story...
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FILE This Thursday June 5, 2014 file photo shows former US Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, left, as she listens to park service rangers during a tour of Jamestown Island in Jamestown, Va. A power company is getting set to build 17 transmission towers in Virginia near colonial Jamestown Island. And already the utility has begun paying out $90 million for projects to blunt the impact on significant historic areas. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
January 20, 2018 - 9:14 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A big change is looming on the horizon near Jamestown Island, site of Britain's first permanent settlement in North America: 17 transmission towers — four nearly as tall as the Statue of Liberty — are set to rise to help meet Virginia's growing energy appetite. But not everyone...
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Bernice King, the daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., is seen outside of The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta on Wed., Jan. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Robert Ray)
January 15, 2018 - 9:51 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Anti-poverty activists in Albuquerque and a groundbreaking Cherokee Nation declaration about the tribe's role in promoting equality after years of fighting to exclude descendants of slaves from its rolls are part of the focus of Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations. At...
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January 15, 2018 - 9:10 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Anti-poverty activists in New Mexico and a groundbreaking Cherokee Nation declaration about the tribe's role in promoting equality are part of the focus of Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations. At gatherings across the nation, activists, residents and teachers are...
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January 12, 2018 - 5:44 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court said Friday it will review a court order that could force Washington state to pay billions of dollars to restore salmon habitat by removing barriers that block fish migration — a development the state attorney general is using to try to persuade Northwest...
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January 11, 2018 - 3:49 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana congressman who has made repeated calls to "drain the swamp" in Washington collected more than $160,000 in campaign contributions from gambling interest groups that stand to benefit from legislation he is sponsoring, an Associated Press review found. Republican Rep...
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